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Old 04-22-2005, 01:41 PM   #1
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wireless card doesn't power up...

Using Slackware 10. (2.4.26 kernel)
A 3Com Etherlink III pcmcia card works.
If I insert a wireless card, and execute cardctl insert 0 , it seems to work and says that the slot has a 3.3 v card in it, "ready". That's the only time one of the LED's flicker briefly. And then it's all dark

Hardware (don't laugh) : HP Omnibook 800CT (P133, 32Mb ram, 1.5 Gb disk) with pcmcia/Cardbus slots.

I did have win98 running on it once to check it out and the wireless card worked fine with it, meaning there weren't any hardware problems... Now if only I could get linux to power it up..
Old 04-22-2005, 06:31 PM   #2
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What wireless card are you using? What drivers are you using with it?


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